IN PICTURES: 15 current and future uses for drones

For a world already on edge about NSA spying, drone technology is just another reason to keep looking over our shoulders.

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Almost like being there Advanced drones can either be piloted by line-of-sight or carry GPS technology onboard so they can be pre-programmed to fly a specific route autonomously. Drones can also be flown using special headwear (see image) that allows the pilot to see through the drone's viewfinder. This is called first-person view flying and helps aerial videographers to capture breathtaking video footage.

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